Being vegan is more popular than ever. But it can still be a real challenge for folks who practice this type of eating to find restaurants that cater to them. Fortunately, however, this is changing, and if you reside in Ottawa or plan to visit soon, rest assured that there are plenty of vegan options awaiting you. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a leisurely meal, the ten vegan restaurants below are sure to exceed your expectations.
If you strive to eat sustainably, Copper Branch will no doubt pique your interest. Offering innovative, wholesome, and flavorful plant-based fare, this restaurant has something for every vegan. From its power bowls, flatbreads, soups, power smoothies, and organic teas and coffees to its all-day breakfast menu, you’re simply going to love it.
Find Copper Branch’s menu here.
Sometimes even vegans crave fast food, right? Well, come and get it at Mad Radish. Or have it delivered right to your door individually packaged and fully customized. Mad Radish’s menu is large and varied so whether you want a healthy burrito bowl, sandwich, soup, or salad, you’ll find just what you need to satisfy your cravings at this gourmet vegan fast-food restaurant.
Check out Mad Radish’s vegan menu here.
Located right near Parliament and the picturesque Rideau canal, Milestones is a great dining choice because of its large menu selection. Vegan options include the delicious roasted mushroom soup, stuffed portobello mushroom cap, and roasted beet and goat cheese salad. The restaurant truly goes above and beyond for its vegan and vegetarian customers. Visit Milestones and rest assured that you’ll enjoy a wonderful vegan meal in a beautiful setting.
Explore Milestones’ menu here.
There are lots of vegan dishes on this North Indian restaurant’s menu, and every single one is simply amazing. Folks who eat vegan flock to this eatery for its samosas, pakoras, channa masala, Bangalore spiced potatoes, masala bhindi, chili gobhi, and more – all vegan and all exceptional. Make sure to visit East India Company Pub & Eatery as soon as you can.
View East India Company Pub & Eatery’s vegan menu here.
Canada’s original juice and smoothie bar, Booster Juice prides itself on selling quick, fresh, and healthy food. Its menu is chock-full of smoothies with names like Orangesicle, Nuttin’ Better, and Pomegranate Passion, as well as nutritious specialty shots, fresh-squeezed fruit and veggie juices, energy bowls, hot paninis, tasty wraps, and more. If you’re health conscious but on the go, you’ll find plenty of great vegan options at Booster Juice.
Check out Booster Juice’s menu here.
The next time you want pizza, consider checking out casual Italian eatery Johnny Farina. Unlike most pizzerias and Italian places, this one uses vegan cheese which opens up a world of choices for those who practice veganism. Johnny Farina’s serves up so many different pizzas from the traditional Margherita to the more exotic Diavolo (mozzarella, hot soppressata, mushrooms, peppadews, and spicy honey), you’ll no doubt find one that you can’t wait to sink your teeth into.
Explore Johnny Farina’s vegan menu here.
Sometimes even a vegan craves a burger, right? Well, believe it or not, at this authentic two-story Irish pub in Ottawa you can actually score one. Listed under Burger Bar on the menu you’ll see house-made vegan patties available for the Classic, H&C, Mushroom & Swiss, Irish Blue & Candied Bacon, and Smoked Brisket burgers. Pretty cool!
View The Aulde Dubliner & Pour House’s menu here.
Its tagline says it all: “We’re passionate about plant-powered goodness.” Raw Materials Health gives folks a great way to kickstart healthy eating, enabling them to nourish their bodies with delicious beverages and foods. So if healthy eating, cold-pressed juices, and food made from whole ingredients appeal to you, trust us, this vegan juice shop will be right up your alley.
Check out Raw Materials Health’s vegan menu here.
Founded in 2015, the co-founders of Pure Kitchen wanted to serve vegans/vegetarians who attended the Pure Yoga studios found nearby. As the company has grown, it has doubled down on its mission to serve good food made of quality ingredients. Customers are delighted by its offerings that include appetizers, handhelds, bowls, sweets, and beverages – there’s literally something for everyone.
Find Pure Kitchen’s menu here.
If you’re looking for elegance and class, you’re going to love The Vanitea Room. The restaurant’s décor will make you feel like you’re in Paris or Rome, and its food is out of this world. Plus, the vegan afternoon tea is so enjoyable with its scrumptious scones, jams, and tartlets. Don’t miss out!